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Journalists Risk Five-Year Term for Insulting Mugabe

Journalists Risk Five-Year Term for Insulting Mugabe

February 8, 2006: Source

Joyce Mujuru has signed a law that that could send journalists to prison for up to five years if they are found to have insulted Mugabe.


February 9, 2006 at 4:59 pm Leave a comment

Joice Mujuru Signs Into Law Act Recommending Jail Terms For Journalists Insulting President

Joice Mujuru Signs Into Law Act Recommending Jail Terms For Journalists Insulting President

Wednesday, February 08 2006 @ 12:05 AM GMT

Acting President Joice Mujuru has signed into law, a despotic General Laws Amendment Act (GLAA), which recommends a jail term for any journalist who insults the president or communicates falsehoods. The provisions are part of the Public Order and Security Act (POSA). The GLAA amends 22 sections of POSA, as well as several other acts. Mujuru signed the law on February 3 according to a notice published in the latest “Government Gazette.”


February 8, 2006 at 6:52 pm Leave a comment

Recent assassination attempt on vice president Joyce Mujuru

The Zimbabwean – An independent Zimbabwe Newspaper –

HARARE – The Zimbabwe government has been mum about the recent assassination attempt on vice president Joyce Mujuru.


February 8, 2006 at 6:50 pm Leave a comment

Zimbabwes Biggest Daily Online Newspaper – Mahoso Threatens Financial Gazette Zimbabwe Daily News

Media and Information Commission chairman Tafataona Mahoso has threatened the Financial Gazette after the paper refused to retract a story alleging the involvement of the notorious CIO in the operations of the regulatory body.


January 29, 2006 at 4:44 pm Leave a comment

Succession Speculation Swirls as Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Approaches 82

By Chinedu Offor
20 January 2006

Reports that President Robert Mugabe visited a Johannesburg hospital, his upcoming 82nd birthday and recent comments from Vice President Joyce Mujuru have nurtured speculation as to who will succeed Zimbabwe’s sole leader since independence.


January 29, 2006 at 4:40 pm Leave a comment

The Zimbabwe Independent – ‘Tsvangirai boycotted senate after secret meeting with General Mujuru’

Zimbabwe Independent -20th Jan 2006

THE Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) faction led by party deputy leader Gibson Sibanda yesterday claimed Morgan Tsvangirai, now in charge of a rival faction, decided to boycott the senate election after a meeting with former army commander retired General Solomon Mujuru.


January 20, 2006 at 4:30 pm Leave a comment

VOA News – Zimbabwean VP Joyce Mujuru Reveals Independent Streak

By Chinedu Offor
18 January 2006

Zimbabwean Vice President Joyce Mujuru appeared to be staking out some new and surprisingly independent positions in a televised interview Tuesday, declaring among other things that she will “not stand on a shaky stool and reach for the presidency” though she is thought to be President Robert Mugabe’s handpicked successor.


January 18, 2006 at 4:26 pm Leave a comment

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